Software to monitor the actions of the installer?

Problem: you want to monitor all the basic steps of the installer, ie: copying files, registering services, working with the registry and startup applications at the end. Plan to use these data recovery applications without reinstalling the system or applications themselves.

What can you recommend?
October 3rd 19 at 02:41
6 answers
October 3rd 19 at 02:43
regmon, filemon — the first thing that comes to mind. Used when writing a batch installer programs.
They are already United as one:
Process Monitor is a free utility for 32-bit and 64-bit operating systems Microsoft Windows developed by Sysinternals, and then acquired by Microsoft Corporation, which combines 3 utilities, FileMon (monitoring of file system), RegMon (monitoring of registry) and Process Explorer (process monitoring) and provides users with a powerful tool for monitoring file system and registry, as well as all processes in RAM in real time. - lincoln.Hermisto commented on October 3rd 19 at 02:46
October 3rd 19 at 02:45
WinInstall LE monitors all changes, gathers msi packages. A very handy thing: "do the DO", "snapshot AFTER the".
October 3rd 19 at 02:47
A few years ago to actively use Ashampoo Uninstaller
Alas, in practice, this is not a panacea — a cumbersome and sophisticated software to completely clean it is impossible.
October 3rd 19 at 02:49
Use Comodo Programs Manager
October 3rd 19 at 02:51
The whole image of Wendy with the established stuff. Type TrueImage or something.

You have to wonder in which case reinstallation is required of a single software. Usually when the system bezvozratno infected or broken.
Required in the following cases:
* The computer is your friend. You want to help but don't want to be responsible for the lack of or the wrong settings for other programs. Or on the computer to very specific software that constrained after installation, and it is not clear how to do it.
* You want to explore the work of installer to fix the app for Wine or a new version of Windows. - lincoln.Hermisto commented on October 3rd 19 at 02:54
Then - lucie.Littel57 commented on October 3rd 19 at 02:57
October 3rd 19 at 02:53
Ashampoo UnInstaller by far. Able to do snapshots of the file system and registry, to keep records and know how to compare them, and then clean out all this garbage without a trace. And the latest version even monitor real-time. Used to like even report the installer was packing, but as it is now — I don't know...

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